Severe cold wave, fog conditions continue to prevail in Delhi

According to the weather department, Minimum temperatures are very likely to rise by about 2°C over many parts of the plains of Northwest India after two days.
Visual from the national capital
Visual from the national capitalANI

NEW DELHI: A thick layer of fog covered the national capital on Sunday morning lowering visibility. The national capital and nearby states continue to witness severe cold and fog conditions.

On Saturday, India Meteorological Department predicted cold wave and cold day conditions likely to continue over northwest India during the next two days. Dense to very dense fog conditions over many parts of Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh during the next 48 hours and decrease and distribute thereafter, IMD added on Saturday.

According to the weather department, Minimum temperatures are very likely to rise by about 2°C over many parts of the plains of Northwest India after two days. No significant change in minimum temperatures is very likely over east India during the next three days and a rise of about 2-3°C thereafter.

Fall by 2-3°C in minimum temperatures is very likely over Madhya Pradesh during the next two days and no significant change during the subsequent three days. Due to the continuation of prevailing light winds and high moisture near the surface over Indo-Gangetic plains, dense to very dense fog is very likely to continue in some/many parts during night and morning hours over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi and Uttar Pradesh during next two days and in isolated pockets thereafter for subsequent three days over the region.

Very Dense fog in isolated pockets is very likely over Uttarakhand, north Rajasthan, Bihar, SubHimalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Tripura during the next three days; over north Madhya Pradesh during the next two days.

Very cold day to severe cold day conditions very likely in many/some parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi and Uttar Pradesh on January 7-8; in isolated pockets over Bihar, Rajasthan on January 7; Cold Day conditions in isolated pockets over Madhya Pradesh, SubHimalayan West Bengal & Sikkim on January 7-8; over Bihar on Jan 8-9; Rajasthan on January 8, 2023, Very Ground frost conditions in isolated places of north Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh on January 8-9 and over Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Uttarakhand and West Uttar Pradesh on January 8 and abate thereafter.

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